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cohen? >> supervisor cohen: thank you for the presentation. i'm going to thank you and the front side for your thoughtful -- the amount of energy that is going to carry through this management audit. thank you very much for raising to our attention the importance of the responsibility that we have to ensure that we are providing safe, and habitable housing for people in san francisco, and a supervisor that represents four other cities largest public housing development i know well the challenges the housing authority and residents face. i left an hour and a half meeting with residents over at alice griffith; we deal with many of the challenges on a daily basis. not a day goes by when my staff or i are contacted or personally affected -- when i consider that i have family members that stay in these developments, or when i received complaints about maintenance, and on a positive note, good news when we receive grants from the federal government to help with the sf rebuild. two weeks ago i attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony when the mayor, i am whole community got the opportunity to
>> breed present, campos present, chiu present. cohen present, farrell present, kim present. mar absent. wiener present. yee present. the president you have a quorum. >> i would like to welcome our new supervisors. could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. we pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands. indivisible, one nation, under god, with liberty and justice for all. colleagues we have our number twentieth, december 4, december 11 minutes. those minutes are approved. madam clerk are there any communications? >> no communications. >> -- mr. mayor. >> good afternoon supervisors and of course members are constituents of san francisco welcome to our chambers. i want to congratulate the new supervisors as well and look forward to working with everybody four 2013. was good work. questions please. >> welcome mayor lee. i want to get some of your thoughts around healthcare cost overall. question today, rising healthcare costs accumulating with fiscal liabilities represent significant challenge. >> our obligat
) >> part of district 10, supervisor cohen's district. (applause) ♪ >> certainly i'm weeding in front of my house, wait for people to show up with check. [laughter] >> get ready for that, deposit with my phone there. next is an award that i think, you know, ironically it's become one of those buzz awards for nen awards. i'll be walking down the street and have someone come up and get in my face, we're going to come back neighborhood of the year, you watch. come back neighbor of the year, it's that bcs of the nen awards. and it's my honor to introduce someone who to drone deuce this award, many of you much in the southern part of the city especially have worked side by side with and do amazing things in your neighborhood, especially along merchant corridors. that's chrisy atano of the economic work force development. (applause) >> we're at the homestretch for awards. so, i've had the distinct pleasure of being able to work with many of the residents of the portola and got corrected many times how to pronounce that name. so, i am also a resident of silver terrace. it's been such a pleasure to
. supervisor cohen. >> supervisor cohen: i want to make sure i understand exactly your issue. there was a promise made to you for the land in the back of your house? >> yes behind our back yard. >> that you would have unfettered access to. >> yes. our house is the first one before the end. our yard runs a quarter of the size of everyone else. he allowed us to use the eight square-foot area. >> based on the plans put forward it would eliminate your father's ability to garden. >> exactly. >> mr. chair, may have an opportunity to call back up and to talk to the members of habitat? >> absolutely. >> mr. devon richardson or -- >> president: if we could ask our habitat of humanity person to come up. >> is there open space? >> there are private backyards, 26 of the homes are built along the edge that faces highway 280, that caltrans property. they all have private backyards and access to that. >> what i am asking, is a roman the plans or room for some kind of shared public space? to take into consideration the community in existence to facilitate a sense of community? >> unfo
>> supervisor chiu: aye >> president: aye >> supervisor cohen: aye >> supervisor farrell: aye >> supervisor kim: aye >> supervisor mar: aye >> supervisor wiener: aye >> supervisor yee: aye >> supervisor avalos: aye. >> there are 11 ayes. >> motions approved. let's take up supervisor mar's resolution first. made a motion to adopt the resolution. could have a second? is there any public comment to declare january 27 as patricia thompson day in san francisco. without objection this resolution adopted. on the second resolution, supervisor cohen, commemorating the 150th anniversary of emancipation proclamation. this resolution has the requisite -- finding. any additional public comment? public comment is closed. and we take this item same house same call. commemorating the 150th anniversary of the emancipation profanation is adopted >> >> in memoriam. the late robert morgan. on behalf of supervisor avalos for the lake mark anthony burrell. >> more business in front of his body? >> that concludes all items. >> this meeting is adjourned. go niners. tape 55 >> welcome, this is carl. >> great to meet y
: steve cohen in davos at the world economic forum, but in stand jfn ford, connecticut scrambling for row depletions. there's an fcc investigation into the company, and what are they saying. what do you think knows? the man next to me now, charlie. >> you know, it's funny that, you know, when people heard the story, doing it, they think i'm burying the lead. the big story here is that steve cohen is in davos. cheryl: raising money? shaking hands? >> good point. as we know, as we were first to report, they are expecting massive redemptions amid the investigations as well as the criminal probe into the fund managers where cohen was involved, though, it's unclear whether he knew inside information was passed around. that's what's going on. it's clear that the government wants to make a case criminal and civil against cohen, and fcc capital. here's what they are saying, particularly about the civil case. the civil case resulted in a wells notice saying the staff intends to charge the target. the target here is sac, and if they settle, it's going to be a big fine, and they are telling investor
>> supervisor cohen: aye >> supervisor farrell: aye >> supervisor kim: aye >> supervisor wiener: >> supervisor yee: aye >> supervisor avalos: aye 11 ayes. >> that portion of the ordinance is also passed. item 13. the resolution of holding the department of public works recommendation. roll call. >> supervisor breed: aye >> supervisor campos: aye >> president: aye >> supervisor chiu: aye >> supervisor cohen: aye >> supervisor farrell: aye >> supervisor kim: aye >> supervisor mar: aye >> supervisor wiener: aye >> supervisor yee: aye >> supervisor avalos: aye >> 11 ayes. resolution is adopted. >> item 14. >> president: this ordinance is passed on the first reading. next item. >> 15. >> this ordinance is passed first read. next item. >> item 16. (agenda) >> supervisor chiu. >> supervisor chiu: this item came before the finance committee last week and had a robust discussion centered around the fact that only 6 million would go into direct subsidies. we have a questions about the rest whether it was overhead. in any grant or you have 13 million in only 6 million reaches the beneficiary seems l
's the latest from the fox business network, giving you the power to prosper. lori: hedge fund titan steve cohen is in davos, believe it or not at the world economic forum. you are surprised to hear that. melissa: i thought he had some issues. didn't think he would go over there. lori: they are at the headquarters in connecticut scrambling to stem the redemptions from the embattle hedge fund and answers questions from nervous investors about an sec investigation. what are they say? charlie gasparino has exclusive details. >> kind of interesting he is there. lori: what is he trying to do, gin up sympathy? >> he has gone in the past. there is incredible regulatory and prosecutorial interest in steve cohen and. there is wells notice. that means the sec's enforcement decision has recommended to the full commission they bring charges against the company. he personally is not mentioned in that wells notice but, you know, that is pretty dangerous stuff because the sec could theoretically shut shim down as a registered hedge fund which means he can manage his own money but can't take investor money. her
're number two and the mayor vis-a-vis supervisor cohen is introducing two pieces of legislation will tighten up laws above what california has in san francisco. >> it's going into specifics around that and there are unique aspects of san francisco law people might not be aware of so let's getting an idea of what the requirements are, what the law is, and after that what the policies and practices of the department are in general in dealing with gun violence. >> i had a brief conversation with deputy chief beale railroading that. >> and just. >> >> just to be clear we have the presentation for kudo next week. oh do we -- >> only four. >> that is fine. that's i -- a quorum. thank you. >> i should ask for public comment and what we add to that. energy none public comment is closed. we're actually missing doctor marshall for four. let's go to line item five and move back to four. >> line item five and recommend that the board of supervisors adopt a resolution retroactively approving the agreement between the san francisco police department and the house house for the police department to prov
. with supervisors cohen and campus. mdm. clerk we have announcements? >> clerk calonsag: turn off all electronic devices; submit cards for any speakers. each member will be allotted the same number of minutes to speak in each item. items will appear on the february 5 supervisor meeting. >> would you call item 1. >> clerk calonsag: ordinance amending the san francisco administrative code by adding sections 6.22 q and 6.42 f to require a public works contractors to pay subcontractors. >> chair: this is an item that we have been working on for quite some time. catie chang in my office among other folks and contractors have been working on ways to improve the way that we do business. one of the areas is reducing withholdings to make sure we are not the bottleneck for many of the local businesses and many small businesses and also what we can do to improve the issue of prompt payment. especially during the past few years the idea of how it is the city processes payment and get them back out to contractors is an important issue for us. if you think about the prompt an issue, you can think about it
talked about staking her dog jiggy to andy cohen's show "watch what happens live." >> jiggy was slurping from -- ice cube from a vodka tonic. >> andy cohen is a bad influence. >> jiggy was so jilled, he would fall asleep.
't cancel that project. can you work with us? michael cohen phoned me up the next day. can we cut $40 million out of this project? it was one person more responsible than any others, it's tony irons, was the architect that was responsible for the revitalization of city hall who came to my office and said, we cannot abandon this. we can't walk away from this project. we have an opportunity to really take a lot of our values and principles, particularly raising the bar as we did as a city on our green building standards, mandating the most aggressive green building standards for private construction anywhere in the united states. and showcasing them in this new building. >> the city for the sfpuc, it was critical that the building stay as a lead building. the easiest thing to do to cut out millions of dollars, let's just go from lead platinum to lead gold. but that wasn't the objective. this needed to be the best example of energy conservation of any office building in the united states. >> we became involved in the san francisco public utilities headquarter project during the time when
, our first panelist is dr. becky cohen vargas who is director of not in our schools san francisco. >> i am actually director of not in our schools which is part of not in our town. here in the bay area we have one because sometimes we think these things don't happen here, but they do. transgender student killed, gwen arejo, we have a short film. we are a move president and we are about youth taking a move to stop bullying but also intolerance with the statement not in our school, not in our town. . >> based on the idea that students can lead the way in creating a better school. >> people can do something right and you all have a chance to make a difference in a person's life. >> we're excited about the not in our school web site because it's a wonderful way for teachers and students to come together on issues of empowerment so they can learn from each other. >> if you say the word, that is so gay, is it necessary that you say something about it. >> it is a peer to peer story-sharing site. >> whenever you are able to take where someone is coming from and gives you a place to find commo
or hanging out with andy cohen, sometimes thing on thing that helps is a little hair of the dog. thank you for watching. "erin burnett outfront" starts right now. >>> the pentagon makes a bombshell announcement about women fighters. and apple shares plummet after hours. and, wow, it's cold out there. so let's talk about global warming. and hillary clinton gets heated. the man on the other end is our guest. guest. let's go "outfront." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, showdown over benghazi. secretary of state hillary clinton was on capitol hill today. she faced really tough questions from the senate and the house about the september 11th terror attack in libya that killed the united states ambassador and three other americans. >> we were misled that there were supposedly protests and something sprang out of that and that was easily ascertained that was not the fact and the american people could have known that within days. and they didn't know that. >> with all due respect, the fact is, we had four dead americans, was it
cohen would not be charged. that's the latest from the fox buzz david: so we heard about this with obamacare. where have all the medical device-makers gone? costa rica with very friendly tax rule for international business, dozens of these companies are setting up shop there thanks to a government that is open to business. sandra: our own liz claman is at the world economic forum in davos, switzerland, with the president of costa rica. liz: cameron, medvedev, and chinchilla. lauren chinchilla is costa rica's first female president and joining us here in our fox business studio on top of the commerce center and in davos, switzerland. what is it like? >> of course it is a privilege. i think this is a wonderful opportunity for my country because you have the chance, not only to learn from many interesting people about the best practices of many issues of the agenda but at the same time you can share your thoughts about how to do many things in best possible way. liz: look at costa rica. one of the things that strikes me recently is that, you know, medical device-makers in am
of beverly hills talked about staking her dog jiggy to andy cohen's show "watch what happens live." >> jiggy was slurping from -- ice cube from a vodka tonic. >> andy cohen is a bad influence. >> jiggy was so jilled, he would fall asleep. >> he looks little hung over. >> jiggy is more of a social drinker whereas cleo drank for medicinal purposes. sometimes the only thing that helps is a little hair of the dog. thanks for watching. that does it for us. "early start" begins now. >>> america on ice. from the midwest to mid-atlantic, subzero cold causes misery and takes more li lives. >>> the right to fight. for the first time the pentagon will allow women in combat on the front lines. >> that's huge news. >>> a defiant north korea threatening more nuclear tests and calling the u.s. its sworn enemy. that breaking overnight. good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start," i'm john berman. >> and i'm zoraida sambolin. thursday, january 24th, 5:00 a.m. in the east. let's get started here. up first if you are still wrapped up in your blankets you may want to stay right where you are. >> do not mov
. >> and in dollars retirement in california vs. an oregon is a big difference. >> the dreamline. cohen is getting a bit wet for this one. boeing is having a big problem with this one. >> they introduced this a couple of years ago it was said to be enjoyable heading into a payment systems and very comfortable. it is still having hiccups' but any great innovation does. it takes time to get them out. it will be a premier a jet for the next 30 years. i like the innovation leaders today we sought apple did cremated. well boeing get hearurt their plan recall is lingering. i cannot say. >> we have it your question. your thoughts on american airlines' bankruptcy stock, a a m r q. at $1.30 it set?. >> my thought is i do my homework. any company that goes into bankruptcy they wipe out the common shareholder 99 percent of the timing issue new stock. it is going to zero is my guess is my historical analysis. do your homework. bankruptcy owners get crushed debt holders get what ever is their first and then employes will get the middle. i do not think there is much more common stock. >> what should i do with s
cohen: aye >> supervisor farrell: aye >> supervisor kim: aye >> supervisor mar: aye >> supervisor wiener: aye >> supervisor yee: aye >> supervisor avalos: aye >> president: motion approved. tentative map is approved. let's go back to item 20. >> can we do this same house same call. , ordinance passed first reading . item 21. >> supervisor wiener. >> supervisor wiener: this is an exciting item to landmark twin peaks tavern, on castor street. an exciting day for the castro and lgbt community. the bar has recently celebrated its fortieth anniversary. twin peaks was the first gay bar to be open and visible from the street in terms of windows where you could see inside the bar. that was a huge step. and a coming up for our community for so many years gay bars have been hidden away so you cannot see inside. it was very secretive. as our community cannot, twin peaks helped lead the way by having a bar. you could see who was inside. it welcomes all ages. we have a continuing challenge in the lgbt community of celebrating youth to the point that sometimes older lgbt people don't feel welcome i
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